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​DDoS attacks increase over 125 percent year over year

The internet is under heavier attacks than ever. In Akamai‘s Q1 2016 State of the Internet – Security Report, the content delivery network (CDN) company found there’s been a 125 percent increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks year over year. Major DDoS attacks are happening far more often. ...

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​Puppet DevOps comes to the mainframe

Without DevOps programs such as Puppet, Chef, and Ansible, the cloud wouldn’t be possible. Now Puppet Labs is trying to work in systems management magic on IBM’s z Systems and LinuxONE. Puppet DevOps works by automating server operations. With it both programmers and administrators can focus on making the most ...

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It's 2016 and we don't know who has our personal data

Image: iStock Security experts are fond of describing companies in one of two ways; those that have been hacked and those who don’t yet know they have been hacked. In LinkedIn’s case, unfortunately, it was both. It’s 2016 and instead of feeling more secure, the industry is facing an epidemic. ...

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